Fergie spoke with the Associated Press about her new role in the big-screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical ‘Nine’, where the Black Eyed Peas singer has been cast as Saraghina and will perform the song ‘Be Italian’. “She’s basically a prostitute on the beach,” Fergie explained. “She introduces him to the world of sexuality. It’s a very strong song. I’m just thrilled I get to play a character. I’m singing, but I’m not singing as myself. I’m going to be singing as a character, and that’s what’s really exciting to me.”
As for the new Peas record, their first since 2005’s ‘Monkey Business’, the 33-year-old said, “It’s a new sound. We’re going into the future. We’re not doing the same old thing. We’re not trying to copy what’s out there on the radio. We’re being artistic and pushing the envelope.” Read more.